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29 Feb 2008 - No comments
A look at some of the top stories in this week's Scottish press: CBI Scotland director Iain McMillan was quoted in The Scotsman newspaper saying that the current planning system was...
27 Feb 2008 - No comments
The publication of the second draft of the National Planning Framework for Scotland and Planning Performance Statistics 2004-2007 by the Scottish Government last month has sparked further debate...
27 Feb 2008 - No comments
The conversion of derelict A-listed Mews property in Albany Street Lane, Edinburgh has been designed by Oliver Chapman Architects for a private client. The existing garage will be converted...
27 Feb 2008 - No comments
Napier University has submitted a detailed planning application to the City of Edinburgh Council for the redevelopment of its Sighthill Campus, designed by architects RMJM. The university is...
27 Feb 2008 - No comments
BDP is to open up an office on Edinburgh’s Multrees Walk, a stones throw away from the site of their proposed St James Centre redevelopment. The practice signed a 10 year lease to occupy...
22 Feb 2008 - No comments
A new medical school is to be built in St Andrews, designed by Edinburgh-based Reiach and Hall Architects. The £45 million centre will be one of the first integrated facilities in the UK,...
22 Feb 2008 - No comments
A brace of Scottish projects have been shortlisted for the annual Civic Trust Awards. These projects include: New Canopy & HQ Extension for FETA, Forth Road Bridge St Vincent Place,...
22 Feb 2008 - No comments
A look at some of the top stories in this week’s papers: Demonstrators held a minute’s silence at Pollock Country Park earlier this week as part of their ongoing protest against Go Ape’s...
20 Feb 2008 - No comments
The funding arm of CALA Group, CALA Finance, is backing a residential development by Macfarlane Homes in Midlothian worth £7 million. CALA Finance is to provide funds for the 2.6 acre site at...
20 Feb 2008 - No comments
Broughty Ferry Practice Nicoll Russell Studios has promoted Senior Designer Euan McCallum and Associate Graham Steel to the roles of Associate and Senior Associate respectively, during a special...
20 Feb 2008 - No comments
The Architectural Policy Unit is to move from the ministerial department for Europe, External Affairs and Culture to the directorate for Building and Planning, following the First Minister’s...
20 Feb 2008 - No comments
The Isle of Gigha Masterplan and Design Guides by Anderson Bell + Christie has one the UK Sustainable Communities Award 2007 from the Royal Town Planning Institute and Crown Estate. Fyne Homes...
20 Feb 2008 - No comments
Graeme Massie Architects has won first prize in the International Design Competition for the development of an urban plan (150 hectares) for the area of Vatnsmýri in central Reykjavik, Iceland....
15 Feb 2008 - No comments
A look at some of the top stories in this week’s papers: According to GE Money Home Lending research, 21 per cent of Scots own their own homes and 33 per cent have a mortgage, less than the...
13 Feb 2008 - No comments
First Minister Alex Salmond has announced that the Scottish Government will cut the number of quangos in Scotland by around a quarter, including the Building Standards Advisory Committee (BSAC)....
13 Feb 2008 - No comments
Work is set to start on United Auctions’ new £11 million Mart at Hill of Drip in Stirling, developed by Glasgow-based Elphinstone, which will replace the nearby Kidean Mart facility. The...
13 Feb 2008 - No comments
Final plans for the restoration of Lamb’s House in Leith have been submitted to City of Edinburgh Council for approval. The EDI Group will head up the project, working closely with building...
7 Feb 2008 - No comments
Edinburgh’s planning committee broadly approved the individual applications for the contentious Caltongate scheme this week. Following a lengthy committee meeting ECE gave approval to the latest...
7 Feb 2008 - No comments
Urban Splash and Reiach and Hall have won the Irvine Harbourside competition to identify a development partner for Irvine Bay URC for its 11-acre waterfront site. This will be Urban Splash's first...
7 Feb 2008 - No comments
Austin-Smith Lord has been appointed by the Irvine Bay Regeneration Company to masterplan the North Ayrshire town of Kilwinning, one of five towns in the region earmarked for improvements....
6 Feb 2008 - No comments
The Leith Docks development faces further set backs as newly formed group JUMP (Joined Up Master Planning) has put forward its main principles for an alternative to RMJM’s proposals. RMJM...
6 Feb 2008 - No comments
Allan Murray architects has submitted a full planning application for a 200 bed hotel fronting Ingram Street in Glasgow. The plans for the site, which has been a vacant car park area for some...
5 Feb 2008 - No comments
Reiach and Hall has designed a state of the art health centre which is to be built at Ardrossan Harbour, pending planning approval from North Ayrshire Council. The £5million development...

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